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Admiralty: Collision Law & Limitation of Liability

This course presents the general principles of maritime collision law, including causation, legal presumptions, the effect of statutory violations, apportionment of fault, damages, special evidentiary rules and an overview of navigation Rules of the Road and their interpretation.  This course then provides an in-depth study of limitation of liability from a practical point of view.  After study of the theory of limitation of liability, the assertion of this right will be considered in detail, as well as the content of the limitation fund and how it is distributed.  J.D. students must have taken Admiralty I and II. Enrollment in the course is limited to 35 students. This course is taught by Antonio Rodriguez and Alanson (Skipper) Chenault of the firm of Fowler Rodriguez. (3 Credits)

Semester

Fall 2019

Instructor(s)

Antonio Rodriguez & Alanson Chenault

Academic Area(s)

Admiralty & Maritime Law